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Red Pepper Hummus with Toasted Pita

 
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Red Pepper Hummus with Toasted Pita

Yield

4

servings

Prep

8

min

Cook

6

min

Ready

16

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

4 each pita bread, whole wheat
cut into triangles
*
1 x nonstick cooking spray
*
1 x garlic salt
*
15 ounces chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
drained, about 1 can
1 cup sweet red bell peppers
sauteed
¼ cup tahini (sesame paste)
sesame paste
*
2 tablespoons lemon juice
fresh
3 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon cumin
ground
1 x salt
to taste
*
1 x black pepper
ground to taste
*
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
fresh, finely chopped, optional

Directions

Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Place pita triangles on a large baking sheet and spray the surface with cooking spray.

Season the tops with garlic salt.

Bake 6 to 8 minutes, until golden brown and crisp.

Meanwhile, rinse and drain 1 can of the chickpeas.

Place drained chickpeas in a blender and add red peppers, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and cumin.

Process until smooth.

Season, to taste, with salt and black pepper.

Transfer to a serving bowl and top with parsley.

Serve hummus with toasted pita triangles arranged alongside.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 166g (5.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1579% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 341mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 99%
Calcium 6% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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